The Polar Express Writing Prompt Activity and Craft

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  2. Get your narrative writing unit rolling with these eight fun prompts and activities. Students will go through the writing process to create a common core aligned imaginative narrative or personal narrative piece. Each activity is designed to be taught in one week or can be condensed into less days.
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Writing an imaginative narrative is easy with this Polar Express writing and craft! Teach students to write stories with a problem and solution with this engaging writing resource. This lesson can be taught in one day or stretched out throughout five days. Students will generate ideas on potential problems during their adventure on the Polar Express, then brainstorm ideas on their personal adventure, write a plan for their imaginative story, then end the activity by creating a fun Polar Express Train and craft related to their stories. This activity is a great accompaniment to The Polar Express book and/or movie, though they are not necessary to use this resource. Please open the preview file before purchasing.

Interested in other narrative writing projects? Check these out below!

- Beekle Imaginary Friend Narrative Writing Project

- Rockin’ Roadtrip Narrative Writing Project

- Sun-Sational Summer Narrative Writing Project

- My Pet Dragon Imaginative Narrative

- My Day With a Leprechaun Imaginative Narrative

- Tooth Fairy Imaginative Narrative & Craft

- My Night on the Polar Express Narrative Writing & Craft

- The Great Turkey Escape Imaginative Narrative

Or get the year long writing bundle to review all genres here: 25 Year Long Writing Projects.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.
Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.


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